Comprehensive Lactation Course:
Mastering the Blueprint 2013 and 2014
2015/2015 Schedule Coming Soon!
Remember the IBLCE Exam application deadline for 2015 is March 2, 2015! You need to plan early to get your application in on time!
Prepare for your IBCLC career with our 90-CERPs All-Inclusive Format. This format is ideal for first-time IBLCE candidates, especially those without a healthcare background. It provides comprehensive coverage of breastfeeding management, and whether you are using Pathway 1 or Pathway 3, all of the credits required to sit for the IBLCE exam.
Remaining Locations for Spring 2014!
|Baltimore MD||May 19-22, 2014|
Locations for 2015 - Confirmed Schedule Coming in May!
New York City
San Diego CA
|March 2015 (requires extension with IBLCE)|
|May 2015 (requires extension with IBLCE)|
Pathway 1 Mother Support Counselors - Check out our Health Sciences Continuing Education Package
Register now and tell your friends that Marie's new 4-day course offers these benefits:
- 90 hours of lactation-specific education that cover all 13 disciplines and 12 chronological areas of the IBLCE exam blueprint
- Combination of 4-day in-person seminar with flexible online study using a series of webcasts and a course study guide
- Convenient payment plans available (call for details)
- Scholarships - The 2013 Felix Biancuzzo Memorial Scholarship application deadline is July 31, 2013.
- Your satisfaction is guaranteed! (See Guarantee below)
The Comprehensive Lactation Course covers the following topics as they relate to breastfeeding and lactation:
|Analgesia & Anesthesia||Anatomy & Physiology|
|Autoimmune Conditions||Basics of Lactational Pharmacokinetics|
|Biochemistry of Human Milk||Breast Pumps & Pumping|
|Breastfeeding the Older Baby||Breastfeeding Twins & Multiples|
|Cleft Lip & Palate||Common Concerns in the First Month|
|Common Concerns Beyond the First Month||Contraindications to Breastfeeding|
|Counseling and the Feeding Decision||Defense Mechanisms and Human Milk|
|Developmental Milestones||Down Syndrome|
|Environmental Toxins||Factors Influencing Success|
|Feeding Cues, Behaviors and Reflexes||Ethical Considerations|
|Galactogogues||HIV and Breastfeeding|
|Hormones of Lactation||Growth, Weight Gain and Weight Loss|
|Hypoglycemia & Hypothermia||Impact of Maternal Intake on Milk|
|Induced Lactation & Relactation||Infant Formula Risks|
|Infant Nutritional Needs||Infections & Diseases|
|Insufficient Milk Supply||Jaundice & Dehydration|
|Lactation Suppressants||Latch & Positioning|
|Legal Considerations||Milk Banking|
|Nicotine, Alcohol, Illicit Drugs||Nipple and Breast Trauma|
|Nutritional Needs of Mother, Fetus, Infant||Nutritional Deficiencies|
|Postpartum Depression||Premature & Sick Infants|
|Professional Development||Psychology, Anthropology & Sociology|
|Research Study Interpretation||Sexuality, Contraceptives, Fertility & Amenorrhea|
|Shells, Shields, & Other Devices||Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding|
There is approximately 60 hours of homework to complete prior to the course. Upon registration, you will receive an e-mail from us with instructions for completing the homework. Most work is done online on our website.
Fees and Credits
The course is approved for 90.0 L-CERPs for lactation consultants (IBLCE), 90.0 contact hours for nurses (ANCC), and 27.5 CPEs at Level II for dieticians (CDR).
Early-bird registration fee: $945
Regular registration fee: $1045
Payment plans are available upon request; please call 703-787-9894 for details.
We know your time is important, too. By the end of the first day, if you are not completely satisfied, just let us know before you leave and we'll refund your registration fee. Attendees must sign a written request for the refund and return all course materials before 5 PM of the first day of instruction.
Only written cancellations received prior to the regular deadline are eligible for a refund. Refunds are subject to a $100 administrative fee and will not be issued until after the course has been given in all of the cities. No refunds can be given for cancellations after the regular deadline. Substitutions are allowed, but please notify our Registrar at 703-787-9894 or firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible. In the unlikely event that a program is cancelled, Breastfeeding Outlook will refund the registration fee in full, but is not responsible for any travel or hotel costs that may be incurred.
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